As one of the writers for Jimmy Kimmel's super-smooth Oscar debut, Adam Carolla has some good backstage insight into how it all came together. All of which he will talk about today on his PodcastOne podcast. One of the things Carolla addresses is the slew of jokes that are written about a particular topic and...
Patric Verrone’s two-and-three-quarter-inch plastic figurine of Donald Trump—he has been selling one per day, for around a hundred dollars, on eBay—is based on a 1968 toy figure of the Republican Presidential hopeful Charles Percy. It’s a flattering representation. Show More Summary
A promising venture at Strange Horizons: they've announced Geoff Ryman's '100 African Writers of SFF' I look forward to seeing this unfold.
Pol Bury (La Louvière, 1922 ? Paris, 2005) is best known for the fountains and sculptures which he designed for public spaces. But he stood for so much more than that: he was a prolific painter, sculptor, jewellery designer, writer and graphic designer. Show More Summary
Many have recently asked of the UFO subject (including this writer), “where did all the good times go?” By that, I mean to say that the “really good” UFO sightings of yesteryear seem to have dwindled in recent decades, producing sightings of alleged aerial phenomena that have...
The writer, director, and “geek icon” has learned a thing or two about conquering villains
Writing plot twists is much harder than it looks. As readers, we're used to devouring mind-blowing twists and turns, marvelling at the cleverness of the writers who devised them. But as writers behind the scenes, it's difficult to dream up new and innovative ways of subverting readers' expectations. Show More Summary
Oscars 2017 updates: What really happened during the 'Moonlight' madness? Feb. 27, 2017, 5:19 p.m. The day after Oscar's craziest, shocking moment ever, questions still linger about why "La La Land" was announced best picture when "Moonlight" was the true winner. L.A. Times' film critic Justin...
Pete Ellison is about to unleash an abomination onto the world called Breakforcist. Normally, I'd use my writer skills to come up with an amusing description, but I don't think I can top Ellison's work here: "It's a super cute neon breakfast/exorcism themed brick-breaker game, kind of like Arkanoid & Bust-a-Move had a demon baby.
HuffPo Writer, Ryan Clayton infiltrated CPAC this year and was ultimately escorted out for being disruptive. He gave an interview... The post Unhinged HuffPo Writer Gives Crazed Interview With Fake Russian Accent, Calls O’Keefe Sex Molester, Smears Gays (VIDEO) appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
Pankaj Mishra is an Indian writer and historian. Among his many books are An End to Suffering: The Buddha in the World and From the Ruins of Empire. He recently spoke to The WorldPost about the themes of his new book Age of Anger ? the revolt against cosmopolitan elites, the “subjectivization of ‘facts’” and the fragmentation of the media. Show More Summary
The writers of the 'gay'-celebrated movie took the opportunity to make political statements at the Academy Awards on Sunday night.
It sounds as though Uncharted writer Joe Carnahan has gone rogue. Get the details ahead.
It looks like prolific author and newly-minted screenwriter J.K. Rowling may have already completed yet another script for an upcoming sequel to last year's "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them," proving that the writer is definitely...Show More Summary
Creator, writer and star of the HBO television series Girls Lena Dunham directed her 5-million-plus Twitter followers Thursday to an LGBTQ youth center in the Detroit area and urged them to match her $50,000 donation. Dunham’s action came the d… Read The post Lena Dunham Highlights, Matches Donations for Detroit LGBTQ Center appeared first on Towleroad.
Writers, send your prologue/first chapter to FtQ for a “flogging” critique. Just one in the queue. Email as an attachment. Many of the folks who utilize BookBub are self-published, and because we hear over and over the need for self-published...
The 19th century French writer Guy De Maupassant was one of the masters of the golden age of the short story, but he also wrote half a dozen novels, the most famous of which is probably Bel Ami, about a man who heartlessly manipulates his way to the top of Parisian society. Show More Summary
Our writers pick their favourite movie music scenes
Words can’t really express how excited this writer is to see Kong: Skull Island. When it was first announced that we’d be revisiting Skull Island yet again in a film entitled Kong: Skull Island, it was hard to really care. At the time,...Show More Summary
They’re out there, wandering the bar scene, touting the benefits of smaller government and stronger defense. Republicans are wielding their right wing pick-up lines to woo unsuspecting humans. Comedy writers Randall Otis and Brandt Hamilton...Show More Summary